Bus Conductors Programme: Dept of Education

Bus Conductors Programme: Dept of Education

Location: Various, South Africa

Closing date: 12 September 2022

Gauteng Education is looking for Bus Conductors who will be responsible for ensuring that learners are transported to schools in a safe and organised manner. Conductors will need to report for duty at the bus route starting point by 05:30am every weekday and will travel on the bus with learners to the school where they will be based for the duration of the school day.


  • The main responsibility of the bus conductors is to ensure the safety and security of learners during transit from home to school and vice-versa
  • Conductors will manage queues at pick- up points
  • Ensure buses are clean when picking up learners in the morning and in the afternoon
  • Provide reports on any non-compliance issues e.g Late coming/shuttling/overloading
  • Once learners arrive at school, report to the appointed official whom they report to
  • Schools may determine what other duties must be provided
  • Schools will have discretion over other duties
  • Bus conductors must also observe conditions of buses, tyres, discs and any safety related issue and report this to the principal

NB: This is a 12-month contract, working hours are between 5:30am to 3pm. Please note that your total hours worked for the day will still be in line with the Basic Conditions of Employment act.

The work will be done in 3 parts:

  1. Ensuring that learners travel to the school in a safe and organised manner
  2. Mid-morning administrative duties with down time in between
  3. Ensuring that learners are transported back to their pickup points in a safe and organised manner

Role requirement

• Matric ( or equivalent)
• Age between 18 – 34 years old
• Must be a permanent resident of Gauteng
• Live within walking distance of the bus pick up point/depot
• Must not be in employment, education or training
• Must not be a beneficiary of any government funding. e.g. NSFAS, GCRA bursary
• Current beneficiaries of the Gauteng Youth Brigade/current cohort of exam markers/current bus conductors can still apply but are not guaranteed preference.

If you have not heard back by the 14th of October 2022 then please consider your application unsuccessful.



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